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McGill instructor Jay A. Hewlin was the common denominator in a recent collaboration by two of his former students. “My workshops have a lot of dialogue and positive back-and-forth. The bottom line is that this is a success story, and the potential is always there for another.”


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What does an online community manager do? What traits should they have?
These are just some of the questions that come up at a class in Social Media Strategies and Community Management, which is offered as part of the Professional Development Certificate in Digital Communications and Community Management at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies.


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McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies will receive a multi-year grant totaling over $1.2 million from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) to continue designing and delivering education programs for indigenous people. The AANDC accepted two proposals that are part of the School’s Online Courses for Northern Aboriginals in Canada project.


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JeremycropJeremy Palevsky is studying for his Diploma in Accounting while also working as a Campus Ambassador for KPMG.
Now he’s sharing his experience with his fellow students by hosting an Accounting Recruitment Season Seminar.


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lariviereMatthew Larivière has a bachelor of commerce, over two years’ experience working for a Montreal-based marketing firm, and is currently working towards a Graduate Diploma in Applied Marketing from McGill’s School of Continuing Studies.
He’s always on the lookout for opportunities to learn, and the most recent example was his time spent at Montreal’s annual International Startup Festival.


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DiegoBausDiego Baus may not know it, but at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies, he’s considered a trailblazer.
That’s because he was the first student to complete the School’s newest online course, Project Management: Practice and Certification.


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The summer of 2015 marked the first time McGill’s School of Continuing Studies hosted the World Bank – McGill International Professional Development Program for Parliamentary Staff. Participants came from all over the world, representing 16 countries.


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The McGill University School of Continuing Studies’ Translation and Written Communication unit has made a special delivery to the city of Montreal and Mayor Denis Coderre; the Hebrew version of the Montreal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities. It is the sixth translation provided by McGill University; previous translations were provided in English, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese and Italian.


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This past year, the School has achieved many new milestones. Throughout the academic year, staff and faculty have welcomed new students, diversified programs and offerings, and introduced technical innovations. As a result, there is much to be celebrated.


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Have you heard about Seeds of Change? It’s McGill’s online fundraising platform, and it’s had a big impact since its August launch: 1,743 gifts totalling $314,783 has resulted in 24 successfully funded projects for McGill athletes, musicians, and others. As part of the McGill initiative, the School has launched a fundraising project, the Career Workshops and Networking Series, in support of students who are new to Canada or transitioning in their careers.